News18 Evening Digest: Amit Shah says CAA will be implemented ahead of Lok Sabha polls and other top stories

In tonight's roundup, News18 brings you the latest updates on Amit Shah's statements on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 and Ayodhya Ram Mandir, Pakistan elections, Prime Minister Modi's Parliament speech and other top stories.

“CAA will be implemented before 2024 Lok Sabha polls”: Amit Shah

The BJP will win 370 seats and the NDA over 400 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls and will form the government for the third consecutive time under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said here on Saturday. READ MORE

Imran Khan won Pakistan elections from prison, army now wants to kill him, says sister | Exclusive

Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has won the country's general election with a two-thirds majority, but we fear for his safety as the army wants to kill him, the family of the former cricket star turned Islamist politician told News18 in an exclusive interview on Saturday. Independent candidates backed by a jailed Khan, who was barred from running in Thursday's election because of criminal convictions, came out on top in vote counting on Friday, a surprisingly strong result given claims by Khan's supporters and a national human rights group , in which the vote was rigged in favor of former prime minister and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif. READ MORE

Arvind Kejriwal's AAP rejects Congress and contests all Lok Sabha seats in Punjab as INDIA bloc suffers a fresh blow

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announced that its party will contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab and one in Chandigarh on its own and not as part of the opposition's INDIA bloc in the state. The AAP leader said the party will announce candidates for these seats in the next 10-15 days. The announcement came while Kejriwal was addressing a meeting organized under the Punjab government's National Food Security Act for 'doorstep delivery' of rations. READ MORE

After Bharat Ratna, RLD cadre wants us to join NDA: Jayant Chaudhary on News18 | interview


After the Bharat Ratna to Chaudhary Charan Singh, RLD cadres and workers want us to join the NDA, RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary told News18, making it clear that he intends to work with the BJP. “We discussed our issues with the BJP and several rounds of discussions took place. Especially after Bharat Ratna, our cadres and our workers want us to join the NDA,” Jayant told News18. He said political decisions are made based on ideology, issues and political realities. “You try to participate in elections, win elections, become a part of the government so that you can do good things for your people. RLD is interested in fighting elections, winning elections and we will stand by our causes,” Jayant Chaudhary told News18. READ MORE

Karnataka Doctor films pre-wedding shoot in operation theater but is turned away after video goes viral

A doctor from Karnataka was fired after he did a pre-wedding photoshoot with his fiancée in an operating theater of a government hospital. The state government issued a notice to errant doctor Abhishek, who was a contract doctor, after a video was circulated recording the incident in Bharamasagara, Chitradurga district. READ MORE